Design Team Behind Footasylum Stores Launch Retail Design Agency

6 months ago

Caravan has been founded on the principles of courage, craft, and creativity

Caravan, the new design agency from Jamie O’Donnell, Antony Barkworth-Knight and Ricky Hewitt has opened its doors for business.

Caravan is an end-to-end spatial design agency founded on the principles of courage, craft and creativity. Its founders are aiming to build a new kind of agency – a place where intuition, experience and skill would combine to form the best team they’d ever been part of.

Interior designer Jamie O’Donnell brings over 23 years’ experience working with clients in London, Amsterdam, Manchester and Dubai, while visual artist Antony Barkworth-Knight has been producing rich, dynamic work with designers, artists and more for 15 years. Completing the team, designer and art director Ricky Hewitt brings over 19 years’ experience, primarily working in the retail sector on branding and digital design.

Launching with the strapline ‘spaces that move brands’ the team are well versed in working collaboratively with clients to create seamless, experiential retail spaces that captivate customers and elevate brands.

Caravan Co-founders

After working for many years at various agencies, brands and on joint projects, they’re now embarking on a journey of natural progression and opportunity, blending their experience and specialisms to offer a unique elevation process for clients. Together, the Caravan team has designed for numerous retail brands and high profile hospitality venues. They have delivered projects for brands including Tommy Hilfiger, Adidas, BMW, SkyBet, ASDA, Harrods, Greggs, Fred Perry and Virgin.

From start to finish, the team will work with brands in every industry to scope, strategise, design and deliver spaces with the kind of dynamic, disruptive force needed to make a lasting impact in today’s world.

Commenting on the new venture Jamie O’Donnell, Co-Founder and Interior Designer shares: “With plenty of experience working as part of other people’s brands and collabs over the years, now felt like the right time to do our own thing. We’ve got great chemistry as a team – we know each other’s skill sets and strengths really well, and can’t wait to join forces and make brilliant spaces for brands.

“We’re all looking forward to getting the Caravan moving and seeing where this journey takes us – but most importantly, where we can take the clients we work with. Watch this space.”

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